LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Monmouth Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has named
Alieu Nyassi Director of Diversity and Inclusion.
In this role, Nyassi will work to develop programs that further support
Monmouth Medical Center’s mission of diversity, inclusion and cultural
competency. He will also serve as a liaison to the community by helping
to identify potential disparities in care and better define the social
determinants of health for different populations served by the hospital.
Prior to joining Monmouth Medical Center, Nyassi worked as the Program
Director for Cultural Competency, Inclusion and Community Health at the
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). In this role, he led efforts
to ensure consistency, collaboration and advancement of diversity initiatives
throughout all 20 UPMC hospitals.
Nyassi began his career in The Gambia as a youth development professional
and has extensive international development work and travel experience
in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. With a passion for community
service and serving the underserved, Nyassi co-founded Kafo International
Corp, Friends of Penyem and Growing Gambia, initiatives dedicated to help
young people, especially girls in The Gambia, to acquire a high school/vocational
education and to help local communities access clean water and basic health
Nyassi received his Bachelor of Science in Human Resources from Oakland
University and his Masters in Science in Executive Leadership and Organizational
Change from Northern Kentucky University.
He resides in Red Bank, N.J.